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Retired top general who advised Trump is among nearly 500 national security experts endorsing Biden

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Washington A former senior military adviser to President Donald Trump has endorsed Joe Biden for president. Retired Gen. Paul Selva, former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is one of nearly 500 national...

Long Island venue fined for ‘super-spreader’ Sweet 16 party linked to nearly 40 cases

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A Sweet 16 turned sour when 29 guests took home the coronavirus as a party favor -- a costly gift for the Long Island venue hit with $ 12,000 in Covid-19 violation fines. The Suffolk County Department of Health Ser...

A California fire sparked by a gender reveal party has grown to nearly 10,000 acres

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A fire sparked by a pyrotechnic device used during a gender reveal party has grown to nearly 10,000 acres since Saturday. The El Dorado Fire in San Bernardino County has scorched 9,671 acres and was only 7% containe...

Disney bloggers raise nearly $40,000 for food bank to help park employees in need

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As news of mass layoffs were happening at their favorite theme park, Disney bloggers from Florida tapped into their online audience to raise nearly $ 40,000 for their local food bank. Sarah and Tom Bricker have bee...

Georgia man charged with scamming nearly $1 million from grocery store

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A Georgia man was arrested and charged with scamming almost $ 1 million from a grocery store and using it to buy clothes, guns and cars, police said. Tre Brown, 19, was arrested January 14 after he allegedly creat...

Man dies after police kneel on his neck for nearly 5 minutes, family says in wrongful death claim

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A 30-year-old Northern California man undergoing a mental health episode died days after police officers kneeled on the back of his neck for nearly five minutes to subdue him, lawyers for his family said. Angelo Qui...

Nearly 30% of encounters on the US-Mexico border in March were repeat crossers, administration says

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Nearly 30% of migrants encountered at the US-Mexico border in March had previously tried to cross, the Biden administration says. Overall, US Customs and Border Protection apprehended more than 172,000 people attemp...

A Texas woman sues an electric company after her bill was nearly $10,000

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A Texas woman has filed a proposed billion-dollar class-action lawsuit against electric company Griddy Energy that alleges the company engaged in unlawful price gouging during last week's statewide winter storm and ...

Vale will pay nearly $7 billion over Brazilian dam collapse that killed 270 people

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(CNN Business)Vale has agreed to pay nearly $ 7 billion in compensation after a dam collapsed at one of its mines in Brazil two years ago, killing 270 people and causing huge damage to the local environment. The s...

Nigeria’s President Buhari describes prison break which freed nearly 2000 inmates as ‘act of terrorism’

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Nearly 2000 inmates broke free from a prison in southeast Nigeria Monday after armed men invaded the site and used explosives to blast parts of the prison, authorities said. Six of the 1,844 inmates who escaped fro...

Imprisoned nearly 40 years, a Michigan man is freed after a witness recanted her story

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Walter Forbes was a young college student in 1982 when he stepped between two groups fighting outside a bar in his small Michigan town. One of the men, Dennis Hall, retaliated the next day, shooting Forbes four time...

Yeti recalls nearly 250,000 of its popular mugs over burning hazards linked to a faulty lid

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If you bought a Yeti mug with a magnetic slider lid this fall, you may want to check the product number. The lid "can eject and hot contents can spill out, posing injury and burn hazards," Yeti said in consumer safe...

Notre Dame president tests positive for Covid-19 nearly a week after attending SCOTUS announcement with no mask

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The president of Notre Dame has tested positive for Covid-19 nearly a week after he attended a White House event where he was spotted without a mask. Fr. John Jenkins tested positive and is now isolated with mild sy...

Athens’ first mosque in nearly 200 years opens for Friday prayers

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After years of delays caused by red tape, cutbacks and opposition from religious and political factions, the first government-funded mosque in Athens since 1833 opened its doors to worshipers on Friday. Hundreds of ...

Nearly 100,000 customers may lose power over fire danger in California

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Nearly 100,000 Pacific Gas and Electric customers may lose power over fire danger in California ahead of a weekend that could bring record-breaking heat. PG&E says it's planning to shut off power starting Sunday...

Nearly half of parents said teens face new or worsening mental health issues during pandemic, poll says

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Nearly half of parents reported their teenagers faced new or worsening mental health conditions since the pandemic began, a new poll has found. A survey of 977 parents with children ages 13 to 18 analyzed teen ment...

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